Discovery certificate for object 2016hqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6358 [ 2016TNSTR.855....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-31 18:23:04
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, L. Denneau, B. Stalder, A. Heinze, A. Sherstyuk (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K. W. Smith, S. J. Smartt (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016hqk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:51:22.399 (327.84333) DEC = -25:18:37.22 (-25.31033875)
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 06:24:28 (JD=2457687.7669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 06:24:28
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-18 08:15:21
Limiting flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016hqk